Partner – David Battle founded Battle Investment Group in 2015. He has spent his entire career working with small and mid-sized businesses to support their growth, expansion, and success. From 2006-2015, he was a principal at Metalmark Capital (, a New York-based private investment firm, where he was focused on the defense/security, government, and industrial sectors. There he served on the board of directors of the following investments.

  • Airborne Systems ( – provider of parachutes, aerial delivery systems, and related products to the US/allied militaries and emergency response organizations.
  • HDT Global ( – provider of shelters, power/environmental control, and related equipment to the US/allied militaries and emergency response organizations.
  • Asynchrony Solutions ( – provider of software development services with a focus on mobile applications to commercial and government customers.
  • Schafer Corporation ( – provider of scientific, engineering, and technical services to government and commercial clientele.

Before joining Metalmark Capital, David served as an associate at JPMorgan Partners, a New York-based private investment firm, and as an analyst at Bowles Hollowell Conner & Co, a North Carolina-based investment banking firm. He earned a MBA degree from Harvard Business School and a BBA degree from the University of Georgia.

David currently serves as Chairman of ARCTOS ( and as a director of Metal Finishing Technologies (, Oceus Networks (, and Waterleaf International ( In addition, David is also Chairman of the Corsair Society (, and a trustee of the University of Georgia Foundation (